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Date: 1908 

Description: Colored map in perspective indicates railroad routes. Lake Winnebago and Oshkosh in center, area extends to Shawano (top right corner), Green Bay (bottom...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: This map shows city wards, block numbers, parks, cemeteries, roads, railroads, and selected buildings. The map includes indexes to streets, public building...


Description: View northwest from Exposition Building. Buildings, church, and smokestack in background.

Date: 1946 

Description: Isaiah Pyant bowling.

Date: 1905 after

Description: Exterior of school. A red building is on the right in the background, and darker buildings are on the left. School has five levels with peaked roofs and s...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Governor Walter J. Kohler, Sr., speaks to an audience in the grandstand at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds. Behind him in the infield, a circus is preparin...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map shows 6 types of zones, as well as cemeteries and streets and includes portions of Greenfield, West Allis, West Milwaukee, and the city of Milwauk...

Date: 1870 

Description: Buildings along Wisconsin Avenue lining a wide dirt road.

Date: 1835 

Description: This map is pen-and-ink on paper. The map shows landowners in "Milwalky" or present day Milwaukee. Includes "list of property offered to Mr. Walker". The m...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: This map shows ward numbers, streets, railroads, electric car lines, parks, steam railways, section numbers, rivers, Lake Michigan, churches, schools, and...


Frank J. Schmitt

Date: 1914-10-19 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Frank J. Schmitt, Milwaukee contractor and builder.

Date: 1920-01-11 

Description: Crowd in Humboldt Park watching an ice skating race. Caption on glass plate reads, "Municipal Skating and Hockey Association, Inter City Meet".

Date: 2015-11-10 

Description: The Governor of Ohio, John Kasich, talking to the press in the spin room of the Republican presidential debates.


Description: Billhead of A. Follansbee & Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a steam powered bakery producing "aerated" bread, biscuits, crackers, and cookies. On the left...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Slightly elevated view of several men are seated in the composing room of the Milwaukee Sentinel, setting type for the newspaper.

Date: 1927 

Description: Portrait of the Seiden family (wife and in-laws of Salvator Moshe). Front row, from left: Thelma Seiden Moshe (wife), Max (father-in-law), Bessie (mother-...


Fred C. Pritzlaff

Date: 1921-05-05 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Fred C. Pritzlaff, Milwaukee merchant.


St. Gall's Church

Date: 1894 after

Description: Southeast corner of Second and Sycamore Streets, later the site of a large street railway building. The picture was taken shortly after the interior was d...

Date: 1967-04-14 

Description: Vel Phillips and Bernice Lindsay helping lift the Lindsay Street sign to be installed. Phillips is wearing a dress and is in front of Lindsay, who is weari...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging on the wall, as well as tables with other crafted goods in a room with a high ceiling.

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